Compassionate Steel: The memoirs of Wylie Gibbs, surgeon, by Wylie Gibbs

By Wylie Gibbs

Wylie Gibbs relates really attention-grabbing vignettes from his fifty years as a health care provider in Australia, Britain, Saudi Arabia and Fiji.

One incident pertains to his remedy of the overdue best Minister Harold Holt, forty-eight hours sooner than his disappearance. His dialogue of this episode, illuminated by way of his shut courting with Mr Holt, must throw additional mild upon this enduring secret. Mr Gibbs also highlights the impressive advances in medication which were made in his lifetime and strains his personal profession as student, intern, flying health care provider and advisor health care provider, with a quick interlude as Member of Parliament.

Of certain curiosity are his remedies of 3 participants of 'royalty': a local Torres Strait 'king', the second-in-line to the Saudi throne and one other member of Saudi royalty.

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